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Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau
509 Front Street, Suite 1, Henry, IL 61537
mpfb@mchsi.com
Phone: 309-364-2501
Fax: 309-364-3658

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Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau News

M-P Farm Bureau scholarships available

Applications for the Crops for College scholarship and Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau Foundation scholarship are now available online and are due February 20, 2018. Click on the Scholarship link at the top of this page for the guidelines and application process.

Dicamba training to be held January 31

M-P Farm Bureau will host a Dicamba training at its facility on January 31, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. This training will be held prior to the PSEP Private Pesticide Applicator testing that will take place in the same room that afternoon. Registration for both the Dicamba training and the PSEP test-only is required separately. To sign up for a free 90 minute Dicamba training, visit the website at https://ifca.com/IllinoisDicambaTraining. Read more.

PSEP Private Pesticide Applicator Test-only - January 31

Illinois Department of Agriculture and University of Illinois Extension will hold a Private Pesticide Applicator Test-only at the Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau building on January 31 from noon to 3:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required by calling this office or University of Illinois Extension at 309-364-2356. Training books can be purchased at your local U of I Extension Office - $10 for the manual, $2 for the workbook. For other sessions, visit the PSEP website at www.pesticidesafety.illinois.edu.

On-the-Road trucking seminar

Join us on February 15, 2018 for our annual trucking seminar. This free seminar will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the Putnam County EMA Building in Hennepin, IL. Read more.

2017 Marshall and Putnam plat books available 

Updated plat books covering both Marshall and Putnam counties are now available to purchase. The cost per book is $35. Plat books will be sold at the M-P Farm Bureau office, the Marshall County courthouse, the Putnam County courthouse and the M-P Soil & Water Conservation District office.

We Need You - Join FB ACT!

We want our members' voices heard in Springfield and Washington D.C. Join the Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau in speaking up, by joining FB ACT! Read more.

IAA Foundation Scholarship Program

Children of Illinois Farm Bureau members and students pursuing Agriculture related careers can apply for an IAA Foundation scholarship. Visit www.iaafoundation.org for more information and the online application. Applications are due February 1, 2018.


Illinois Farm Bureau policy decisions recap

At the link, please find a special edition of Farm Bureau in Action. It recaps policy decisions made by the delegate body at the recently-concluded IAA Annual Meeting. Click here to view.

Commonly asked questions about the IDR changes to farmland assessment

In 2013, the Illinois Department of Revenue introduced legislation that made a fundamental change to how farmland's assessed values are determined. The Illinois Farm Bureau has compiled a list of the commonly asked questions about the change. Read more.

Illinois Farm Bureau celebrates 100 years

The Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau has a limited number of 100 year history books for sale. If you would like to purchase "A Voice for Illinois Agriculture - The Centennial History of Illinois Farm Bureau", contact the office. The hardcover book is $17.00. 

Resources on Transportation Issues

New trucking regulations have caused a lot of confusion and prompted many calls to the Farm Bureau office.  The Illinois Farm Bureau has put together explanatory handouts on the following transportation issues.  These handouts answer many of the frequently asked questions and highlight the important information that pertains to farmers.  Click here to be routed to these handouts.